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Hundreds Of Kids Poisoned By Detergent Pods

More than 700 children in the U.S. have been accidentally poisoned by detergent pods in just two years, after they were mistaken for toys or candy, according to researchers. Most of the children weren't seriously harmed, but one child did die last year, and the most serious complications include coma and seizures

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Halloween Safety Tips

Lots of trick-or-treaters will be roaming around this evening looking for candy.

However, there will also be motorists sharing those roads with the costumed walkers and New Bedford Police Captain Steven Vicente says it's important for trick-or-treaters to be as visible as possible and recommends wearing light colored costumes

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Regional Airport Receives Face Lift

After five years and $30 million in projects, renovations to the New Bedford Regional Airport are finally complete.

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Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images

Obama Speaks Out On Ebola Crisis

President Barack Obama says helping contain the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a U.S. national security priority but it's going to be a long and difficult task.

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Joe Lopes/Facebook

Lopes To Cyclists: Wear Your Helmet

A broken scapula, and some scrapes and bruises could have been much worse, but also may have been prevented. That's according to New Bedford City Council President Joseph Lopes, who was not wearing a helmet while riding his bike Sunday morning when he was hit by a car

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Photo by Jim Abernethy / Barcroft Media / Getty Images

Massachusetts Beach Cleared After Great White Shark Spotted

Like a scene from the movie ``Jaws,'' swimmers were ordered out of the water at the Duxbury town beach when a large shark was spotted near the shoreline.

Officials said the shark, which was tracked by a state police helicopter, was estimated to be about 15 feet in length

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Group Says I-495 Incident Shows Need To Fix Bridges

An independent group says an incident in which debris peeled off a highway overpass and smashed the windshield of a car traveling below should serve as a warning about the need to fix crumbling roads and bridges in Massachusetts.

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Injuries Caused By Fireworks On The Rise

Fireworks are pretty to look at, but you should exercise caution if you plan to play with any.

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Factory Workers, Flickr

OSHA Warns New England Factories To Keep Noise Levels Down

Living on the Southcoast, many residents are familiar with factory work. Either you or a family member of yours may have worked at one of the many plants who have come and gone from this area.

Factories can be a very noisy place, from the humming machinery to loud bangs

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Local Than Sixth Grader’s Study NFL Injuries

Three Leominster, MA sixth grader's may have come up with an idea that's a touchdown! The youngsters, challenged through a great program called eCYBERMISSION, are challenged to find solutions to real life problems.

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